Last tour with Sir Simon Rattle

Our last tour with Sir Simon Rattle as our chief conductor with concerts in London, Vienna, Amsterdam, Cologne, Madrid and Barcelona. On the programme, two new “tapas” by Hans Abrahamsen and Jörg Widmann as well as Johannes Brahms’s First Symphony, Witold Lutosławski’s Third Symphony, and Anton Bruckner’s Ninth Symphony with the finale by Samale et al.
(Photo: Monika Rittershaus)

10 Jun 2018

Last tour concert in Barcelona

There we are, at a beautiful concert hall: The last tour concert with Sir Simon Rattle. The first symphony of Johannes…

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Christian Stadelmann
(Photo: Monika Rittershaus)

10 Jun 2018

Backstage

...it's cosy at the Palau de la Música Catalana.

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(Photo: Monika Rittershaus)

10 Jun 2018

Soundcheck at the Palau de la Música Catalana

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10 Jun 2018

A walk through Barcelona

... with Monika Rittershaus

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Train station with palm trees: Madrid Atocha

10 Jun 2018

Barcelona

Visiting the Sagrada Familia with Markus Weidmann

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Entry for Widmann
(Photo: Monika Rittershaus)

08 Jun 2018

Concert in Madrid

Perfectly organized as always by our friends from Ibermusica!

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Bettina Sartorius, 2nd violin

08 Jun 2018

Rehearsal in Madrid

Monika Rittershaus has made beautiful portraits of some ladies of our orchestra.

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Principal cellist Bruno Delepelaire wanted to try out something new....
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08 Jun 2018

Backstage in Madrid

Our penultimate station: Madrid

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(Photo: Markus Weidmann)

07 Jun 2018

A nice evening in Cologne

As a good tradition the whole orchestra got invited after the concert in Cologne by Louwrens Langevoort and his team.…

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Principal French horn Stefan Dohr and principal flute Emmanuel Pahud
(Photo: Monika Rittershaus)

07 Jun 2018

Good bye!

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Entry for the Widmann
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07 Jun 2018

Concert in Cologne

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The General Manager of the Philharmonie Cologne, Louwrens Langevoort, welcomes Sir Simon and the orchestra
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07 Jun 2018

Rehearsal at the Philharmonie in Cologne

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A very pleasant train journey from Amsterdam to Cologne!
(Photo: Markus Weidmann)

07 Jun 2018

Arrival in Cologne

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(Photo: Monika Rittershaus)

06 Jun 2018

Concert in Amsterdam

As every time it was a big pleasure to play in this wonderful concert hall. A big thank you to the great team of the…

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Principal clarinet Andreas Ottensamer

06 Jun 2018

Backstage

...with Monika Rittershaus

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(Photo: Monika Rittershaus)

06 Jun 2018

The Concertgebouw

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Simon Reinink, director of the Concertgebouw, welcomes the orchestra and Sir Simon.
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06 Jun 2018

Rehearsal in Amsterdam

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06 Jun 2018

Moments in Amsterdam and at the Concertgebouw

... captured by Markus Weidmann

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Michael Karg

06 Jun 2018

Double bass energy

...captured by Janusz Widzyk

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A visit to the Mauritshuis in Den Haag. "The girl with a Pearl Earring" by Jan Vermeer
(Photo: Monika Rittershaus)

06 Jun 2018

A free day

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05 Jun 2018

Impressions from Amsterdam

...by Michael Frohloff

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The Concertgebouw
(Photo: Monika Rittershaus)

05 Jun 2018

Welcome to Amsterdam

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Composer Hans Abrahamsen
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04 Jun 2018

Second and last concert in Vienna

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Sir Simon and Hans Abrahamsen
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04 Jun 2018

Before the second concert in Vienna

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(Photo: Monika Rittershaus)

04 Jun 2018

Second rehearsal in Vienna

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04 Jun 2018

Vienna at night

... seen by Monika Rittershaus

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Widmann's "Tanz auf dem Vulkan" starts from the other side in Vienna
(Photo: Monika Rittershaus)

04 Jun 2018

First concert in Vienna

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04 Jun 2018

Just around the corner

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Simon Roturier, 2nd violin
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03 Jun 2018

First rehearsal in Vienna

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03 Jun 2018

Arrival at the Musikverein Vienna

... special perspectives, found by Monika Rittershaus

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(Photo: Monika Rittershaus)

02 Jun 2018

Second concert in London with works by Widmann, Lutoslawski and Brahms

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02 Jun 2018

Sightseeing in London

... with Markus Weidmann

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(Photo: Markus Weidmann)

02 Jun 2018

The philharmonic offspring...

... can be found in different places.

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George VI and Queen Elizabeth
(Photo: Monika Rittershaus)

02 Jun 2018

Royals...

...we have our own version!

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(Photo: Monika Rittershaus)

02 Jun 2018

City Life

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(Photo: Janusz Widzyk)

01 Jun 2018

Picture puzzle

The moon has risen...

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(Photo: Monika Rittershaus)

01 Jun 2018

Abrahamsen and Bruckner in London

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The Royal Festival Hall
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01 Jun 2018

On the way to the concert

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On power: Principal trumpet Gabor Tarkövi

31 May 2018

Backstage

...with Monika Rittershaus

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(Photo: Michael Frohloff)

31 May 2018

Around the Royal Festival Hall

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